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Taste of Polonia Festival


► DATES:  September 2 thru 5, 2022
Taste of Polonia Festival 2022

The Copernicus Foundation is excited to announce the 40th Anniversary of the Taste of Polonia Festival! For four days, you can enjoy a true cultural experience that includes nonstop live music, dance performances, authentic Polish food and beer, exhibitions, local merchants, a casino, beer garden, a Kids Stage and area filled with great activities and much much more!

Taste of Polonia Festival Hours: 

September 2, Friday: 5 to 10:30 pm 
September 3, Saturday: 12 to 10:30 pm 
September 4, Sunday: 12 to 10:30 pm 
September 5. Monday: 12 to 9:30 pm 

The Taste of Polonia Festival includes:

Great Polish Food & Beer  ~  Casino & full Bar  ~  Kids Area & Fun Zone  ~  Over 60 Vendors  ~  Carnival Rides & Games  ~  Tastings  ~  Cooking classes  ~  Unique art exhibits  ~  Live Music

LIVE Music Festival with Entertainment on 4 stages & over 30 BANDS:

Rock  •  Pop  •  Polka  •  80’s music  •  60’s music  •  Dance music  •  A huge variety of bands + so much more 

Taste of Polonia Festival tickets


Admission: $15
Kids 12 and under are FREE.

EARLY BIRD, Pre-Sale tickets only $10; valid for entry for any day at any time. (For a limited time only until the end of May 2022) 




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Questions? Please contact our office directly via phone or at [email protected]

Band and Performer Applicants are FULL for 2022


SO much more than just Polish food, live music & entertainment:

Largest Polish Fest

The Taste of Polonia Festival encompasses the Copernicus Center, outside grounds, and surrounding streets. The festival includes non-stop multi genre LIVE MUSIC and entertainment on four stages, a variety of Polish & non-Polish food, cultural events, dance events, kid’s activities, a casino, various tastings, and much more fun for all ages.  The Taste of Polonia Festival has taken place every Labor Day Weekend since 1980. It is the largest Polish festival in the USA. It is also the oldest “Taste of” festival in Chicago-land, even older than the “Taste of Chicago.” 

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This live music festival is a nonprofit fundraiser

Proceeds of the festival benefit the Copernicus Foundation, a 501c(3) nonprofit organization. The Copernicus Foundation underwrites and sponsors numerous performing arts groups, community events, and local non-profit organizations of the Northwest side of Chicago.

Visit the  Taste of Polonia Festival WEBSITE

& follow our Facebook and Instagram pages for more information, festival schedule and announcements.

#PolishFest – #TasteOfPolonia – #TOPchicago – #CopernicusCenter 


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☺ Taste of Polonia was picked by Chicago Traveler as a top Chicago festival! ☺

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BOX OFFICE HOURS: Our Box Office is open two hours before each ticketed event & Monday – Friday 10 am – 2 pm. For Ticket & Box Office inquiries please call 773-205-0044 or email [email protected]

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